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March 1 down the years

365 not out

Garry Sobers goes big with his maiden Test century

March 2 down the years

Ireland's finest hour

When Kevin O'Brien rattled England in Bangalore

March 3 down the years

Cricket's darkest day

Sri Lanka's cricketers are shot at by terrorists in Lahore

March 4 down the years

Wonderbat or Warne's bunny?

A world-class batsman with an Achilles heel

March 5 down the years

An Australian menace

Rodney Hogg is born

March 6 down the years

Shane's shame

Warne loses the plot and his head

March 7 down the years

The swaggering king

Birth of the most fearsome hitter ever

March 8 down the years

Quite a character

The left-armer with the textbook action

March 9 down the years

Sachin 1 Shane 0

A Tendulkar masterclass in Chennai

March 10 down the years

Out on a high

An era ends with a bang

March 11 down the years

A late starter

Birth of an Indian colossus

March 12 down the years

The most exhilarating ODI of them all

Australia build a mountain; South Africa climb it

March 13 down the years

The good, the bad and the downright ugly

An eventful World Cup semi-final

March 14 down the years

The start of the greatest comeback

India claw back from the brink against Australia in Kolkata

March 15 down the years

Test cricket's first day

History is made in Melbourne

March 16 down the years

Herschelle the bully

Herschelle Gibbs hits six sixes in a World Cup over

March 17 down the years

Underdogs have their day

Sri Lanka's crowning glory

March 18 down the years

World Cup tragedy

The death of Bob Woolmer

March 19 down the years

Sobers declares

West Indies declare twice against England, and lose

March 20 down the years

When Franklyn rose to the challenge

West Indies' bowlers get them out of jail in Port-of-Spain

March 21 down the years

Inzy's first hurrah

Pakistan knock out the co-hosts in a World Cup semi

March 22 down the years

The silly semi-final

The first great rain-rule farce

March 23 down the years

England's immoveable object

Birth of a future England captain

March 24 down the years

The enigmatic Mr Jones

The man with an eye for the superfluous run

March 25 down the years

Imran on top of the world

Pakistan's cornered tigers maul England

March 26 down the years

The ultimate homework assignment

Mushtaq bowls to Sobers... on debut

March 27 down the years

Burn the umpire

A dangling effigy is born

March 28 down the years

26 all out

The lowest score in Test history

March 29 down the years

Fee, fi, fo, fum

The definitive Curtly Ambrose demolition job

March 30 down the years

Lara's one-man show

The Prince of Trinidad reaches his zenith

March 31 down the years

Pigeon comes of age

A sizzling start to cricket's premier 1990s match-up

    The birth of the World Cup

Rewind: The low-key launch of the tournament in 1975

    Different skills for different formats

Michael Bevan: ODI cricket brought better fielding and quicker scoring to the fore. T20 has taken that progression to the extreme

    Musings on Tendulkar's farewell

Review: A new book uses the context around the retirement of India's biggest cricketer as grounds for further exploration

    Lift yourself, ODI cricket

Mark Nicholas: The format's future depends on how exciting the players make the main event

The last of Sanga

Janaka Malwatta: Kumar Sangakkara has maintained excellent standards over a glittering career; a World Cup trophy would be a fitting send-off

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Off-stump blues leave Dhawan flailing

The out-of-form Shikhar Dhawan still has the backing of his captain, but there's no denying his slump has arrived at an inconvenient time for India and his technical issues have to be sorted out before they attempt to defend the World Cup

Open with Rohit and Binny, with Kohli at No. 3

India's batting is going the way of their bowling in Australia, and they need get their order sorted before the World Cup

Ten things that are different at this World Cup

And one that will be the same. A look at what has changed since 2011

My heart says New Zealand, head South Africa

How the top eight teams stack up ahead of the World Cup, plus predictions for the knockouts

Pietersen stars in his own muppet show

Kevin Pietersen's rubbishing of many aspiring English county professionals brings to mind the belief of Miss Piggy that "there is no one in the world to compare with moi"

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